Nov 21, 2014
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Posts tagged: Jamaica National Stadium

Gal Yuh a Lead: Watch Tifa’s “Hold On” Video

Words by Jesse Serwer, Photo by Martei Korley—


We first got put on to Tifa as one third of TNT (aka the “Badda Badda Gals”) with Natalie Storm and Timberlee a few years back but she’s really come in to her own as a solo artist in the last year or two. After catching her show twice last week in Kingston, we’re feeling like she’s pretty much the new queen of dancehall, or at least the people’s champion—she’s got that real, loyal grassroots following that few female deejays short of Lady Saw have ever built up in JA.

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Impressions: The Jamaica 50 Independence Grand Gala

Words by Jesse Serwer, Photos by Martei Korley—


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Independent Film: Jamaica Doc “One People” Premieres in Kingston, NYC + London

Words by Jesse Serwer—


Today marks the 50th anniversary of Jamaican independence, a milestone being celebrated in various ways not just across Jamaica, but across all of the diaspora capitals, and around the world. One of the many events celebrating the milestone is the world premiere of One People, a public-sourced documentary (meaning regular people, as well as some professionals, were asked to film and submit their own footage in the spirit of inclusiveness) premised around the simple question (as asked to Jamaicans and “friends of Jamaica locally and oversea), “What does Jamaica mean to you?”

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Impressions: JARIA’s Reggae Month Clash

Words and Photos by Martei Korley—

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